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Select Yoiff vHcor Covering Now
is the month of jhe year when the housewife is found
jbusy redecorating,, cleaning and in general, putting fresh
Autumn spirit into her home. The Floor Covering question
is one of importance and as the selection is not one of every
$by occurrence it is something of more than usual con-
- 9x13 Peerless Body Brussels Rugs,
$39.00. ' "
9x12 Royal Worcester Rugs, $61.1$.
9x12 Anglo Indian Rusts, $69.25.
9x12 . Anglo Persian Rugs, J82.50. j
6x9 Peerless Brussels Rugs, $25.00. .
taft-incb., by .7x6 -Inch Peerless Brus
sels Rugs, $15.60. ....
- 22x36 Peerless Brussels Rugs, $2.75.
" 86x68JWorcester Rugs, $10.50.
27x5 Worcester Ruga, $6.50,
36x63 -Anglo Persian Rugs, $13.75.
36x63 Teprac Wilton Rugs, $9.50. .--27x54
Teprac Wilton Rugs, $5.50v
27x54 Teprac Wilton Rugs, $3.75. .
27x54 Anglo Persian Rugs. $8.60..
36x$3 Anglo Indian Rugs, $11.50. .
27x54 Anglo ndian Rugs, $7.25- ,
small' size rugs of good makes specially
- ".priced-..;;: . .. 7
If you' prefer Small Rugs for your floor covering, so as to permit the hard
wood floors to oeeD through between i udioiouslv plaoed Small Rugs, now is
the time to buy them. - The following- are specially priced and its to your
advantage "to buy now and save on ea en one.
27x54 Imported Wilton Weave Per
Sian Rugs, very special, $4.49.
"18x36 Axminster Rugs, $1.85 and.
' "Mohair Rugs,, 12x31 inches, red or
green, $1.59. .
- 27x54 Mottled Axminster Rugs. $2.19.
. 27x64 Figured Rugs. $2.39 and $3.25.
27x54 Reversible Wool Rugs; $1.89.
86x72 Axminster Rugs, $5.50.
86x63 Axminster Rugs, $3.98. "
86x72 . Kirkwall Reversible Wool
Rugs, $2.39. - -;!--
'Children' 8chool Dresses that are
practical ' and serviceable . are what
mothers want for their little daughters,
This new. shipment, made . of good,
sturdy Gingham and Chambray are
just the kind qf dresses that will give
you the service you need.. Made Em- '
pi re effect or straight lines that are so
much worn by children7 at this time.
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"Neat patterns of. checks, plaids and
stripes,, trimmed . with featherstitch,
fancv pockets with middy effects, age
6 to 14 years, $1.00, $1.39, $1.89, $225,
1250 and $3.60.
96 -inch wide Charme.use Silk, ia black, navy, plum and taupe, $1.79 a
yard. . . .
40-inch wide Crepe-de-Chine, in al l the new shades and colors, $1.50 a
yard. . , , . -
36-inch wide Silk Poplin," in a rood range of colors, 89c a yard.
; . ..-STYLESVW'-V- .;.
Georgette Crepe and.iCrepede-Chrne Waists ,itilt holcTtne; lead for Fall .and
Winter. . We are showing jfn exceptionally aqoci line at very popular prices.
The styles are very attractive with high neekor convertible, plain or trim
med, with pretty Egyptian laces and. fancy buttons.
There are any number of charming colors in the lot to match or, har
monize with" the new coat or suit, $2.98, $3.50, $8.98, $5.00 and $6.60. . - '
The New Fall Coats for early wear
are new. being displayed in the ready-to-wear"
.' section. ' All the new models,
plush, Velour, broadcloth, and several
other, novelty cloths, . colors and fab
rics are sufficiently " varied to include
the ver'edejr-foryery 0 taste.! Quite
MtnrconitiefiWlt . for
trimmifyr the collar - 'and cuffs,- UT.50
to $86.00.. . . -
The demand for Skirts increases
with the popularity of coats and this
is only natural for every woman de
sires to be well-dressed and smartly
appearing when she takes off her big
coat. .
' An r attractive collection of , Taffeta
Shirts is, here for early selection, both
in all black -and stripes of changeable
colors priced at $6.50 to $10.00.
Succeeding .iauppr & Shepard
00-62 North St.r , Willimantic
Lady Assistant. 1 f . .'rfjeV -connection
62 Church St, Willlmarttic. Ct.
x BicuyuB uo7 Assistant
WHBJJr yoir want to put your bus-
ver Using eelusms -ot ;Tfce Bulletin.
men oezore is " ountie.
uedlam toetter than'' hrou.
there Is . no
a the aa
Removed to 715 Mm St, Willinfantio
. . Removed Free Af Charge
Call 163 New Lond.n. Aak'for Chaa.
Uste. Reverse -charge.
P. O. Box 379, ----- New London I the
Eleven From W. H. S.' to Play-Hartford
High at Hartford Taday-
Windham High School yfia open up
its football season today (Saturday
Lat4 Hartford, , playing against . the-
Hartfora wign sen 001. -
There has been much Interest in the
sport at the local high school and
the- team, which Is extra - good, ', has
been coached by Raymond Parker of
the faculty, who coached last year's
team to victorr.
. The' team will leave by autotruck
at 12.30 and with them will' go many
loyal rooters. The lineup will pro'b-
ablv be as follows: Tighe, left guard;
Bo wen, center; Kverett Robinson, right
guard ; Costello, right tackle; Arthur
Lamoreux. right end:" Sumner H$br
terback: Kenyon, left halfback; Tuck
er (captain) right halfback; George
Robinson, fullback: . Btaebner, left
tackle; Alfred Watts, left end;' su&
fttltuteal "Adams." Potter. R. Watts. Ga-
ger and L. Lamoureux will also be
taken along with the squad although
they 5 cannot play with this school.
; t Reaeh .Aya. Ir Rainstorm
The : local ' men who. left Thursday
morning - at - j10.t5" -arrived at Gamp
Devens, Ayer; Mass., at 7.45 Thursday
evening ana reeelvea tnelr nrst nap
tism. .while, under tvrders. of - the XJt S.
government., but .It.' was1' of. rain not
fire. -. : ' .
The men . arrived at Ayer at about
7 o'clock, one-hour late. -and it took
them about- 45, minutes to . reach the
military camp:- 'Ourrihg .the 45 .minute
march. T most f vthenr were ' soaked
through. - . - - -' - -
Clerk Fenton ot. the local board .has
heard no news of th local men.-From
what could be ascertained, the ' Con
necticst troops were assigned to 504th
Infantry,. 302d Ught Field ArUUery,
Companies D. -E and F; 301 Machine
Gun Battalion, and" the Depot Bri
gado, second and third battalion.
Camp Library Apportionment $700
Seven hundred dollars is the sum
asked for from . the town of Windham
as her share in the million . dollar
fund with which to buy books for the
men in the U. S. service. Means for
raising this sum were ("jscussed at a
meeting of the Public library com
mittee Thursday evening and a mass
meeting will be held' in the Chamber
of Commerce' rooms on' Main street
Monday evening" to discuss the pro
gram for the campaign whitjh will be
carried on during the week of Sep
tember 24. A committee composed of
A. N. Vanghn, Mrs. Harriet Ktenton
and Dr. F E. Guild.
Windham's apportionment is mtearly
twice the amount of her nearest com
petitor, Putnam, with $400 to go.
Rockville Balloon Lands in Hampton,
After a flight of one hour and twen
ty minutes, a balloon from the Col
.'egiate Balloon School at Rockville
landed in one of the cornfields on the
B. Phillips farm, Hampton. Friday
morning at 10.15. The landing was
made without doing any damage and
there were three men in the basket
Local people did not have the chance
to see this balloon as it went to the
north of the city.
Mail Unclaimed.
"Unclaimed letters at the post office,
September 21, are addressed to Miss
Dora Bassette, Miss Emma S. Dix,
Miss Helen Farr, Mls PT.a-a M. Har
ris, Mrs. 'Elizabeth Hills. Miss Gladys
Hennessy. Miss Ella O Neil, Mrs. Ze
lina Savignac, Mrs. B. H. .Spear. Mrs.
M.. D. Taylor, E. E. Bliss. -Juan Boch
kolboy, Mr. C. E. Butterneld. Mr. U
G. Cummings, Mr. I,. D. Cutler, Mr.
M. Fressola, A. Lachanse, Mr. Ben
jamin McGinness. Mr. Joe Mack, Mr.
Fedor Rierord,--Mr. W. 3. Stringtiam.
8enior Medical Officer.
Lieutenant W. P. S. Keating will be
with the-local company of the old Na -tional
Guard as he will go with the
second battalion as senior medical of
ficer. " "
Empty Troop Trains Go Back.
Two trains of coaches which were
used to' carry Connecticut's quota of
men to Camp Devens passed through
this city, Friday .afternoon. Both
trains were drawn by two engines.
though not more than one engine
was necessary. The cars displayed
many slogans .on their sides, written
in chalk, among them, "To H With
the Kaiser," and "We're Off to
France." The first train went through
here at noon and the second arrived
at about 4 "o'clock. One of the coaches
probably carried the local men as
Tvindham" was written on its side.
Case Nolled.
The case -of Charles Bid well, who
as charged with stealing a coat froA
H. F. Weinish, was nolled by the re
quest of Prosecuting Attorney Harvey
the Friday session ox the police
court. The only evidence was that
the coat and Bidwell disappeared from
the house at the same time.
Infant's Funeral, -fc
The funeral of William Kelley. Jr..
the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Kelley of 26 Maple avenue, was
held Thursday afternoon, following his
death in the morning. Burial was in
St. Josenh's cemeterr. '
.Mrs. Nancy E.-Lanphear.
Funeral services for Mrs.. Nancy E.
Lanphear was held n the chapel at
Esouin !jnaBUHf..Tiaay- aiternoon. Kev.
Mr. -wingerft' -onveiated.-. -assisted by
Rev. E. J. Ayer of Mansfield Center.
Burial was in Bedlam cemetery, in
charge of Funeral Director H. fi.
Fenn. . .
voted to send a letter to the governor
protesting aealnat hi action, .relative
to the president's request.
; Plans were made . for opening the
meetings of th I T. L The first
meeting will be held next Sunday at
the: rooms on Valley street. The meet
ing -Will be led-by, Mr. Lacy J, - Fields
of Norwich.. "
Sessions Will Open Oct; 8 J. 8 Har
.rourt Will Ba Principal, r
' At a meeting of the night school
committee of the' school board,' it was
voted to hold sessions of the -night
"school at Natchaug school" this year.
The school is 4 very, helpful to those
who were unable to complete their
education in the public schools and
those -who have Just, come -into this
country and do hot understand- Eng
lish. " ;
' The school will open on the eve
ning of October 8 and will be at least
.one -course, the general course. In
addition, a business course wfil be
opened if there are' at lea,st 26 who
want to take it and a cooking course
will- be . started if .20 candidates are
All of the Instruction is gratis ex
cept in the cooking- course where each
scholar' pays for the material used.
In the other courses. .the future schol
ar gives a small sum as security and
the money is refunded to him later in
the, year if his -attendance Is all
right. -
The teachers have-not been' decided
upon as yet with the exception of the
principal who will be J, H. Harroun,
the. principal, of the Xatchaug school.
-- The average attendance last year
was 65 which is not large;. for Willi
mantle, but it is larger than the at
tendance in other places. ''-
Brief Mention.
Dr. Jackson and chauffeur. "Kid1
Wilson, have returned from a touring
trip in rew Hampshire and Maine.
During the trip they had the best of
weather, and they pronounce the seen
ery wonderful.
Mr. C. H. 'Millerd will open a class
in the season's dances, Tuesday even
ing, Sept. 25th, eight o'clock, T. A.
a. hall; l lessons $8.00. adv.
Man Who Is Disorderly on Trolley Car
Pays $38 Red Cross Gets $1,000 Re
bate From National Headuarters
Knights og Washington Plan Smok
r Garden Thieves Fined.
W. C. T. U. MEETS.
Voted to Protest Opening of Saloons
to Crafted Men.
The second regular meeting of the
W. C. T. II. was held Friday after
noon at the society s rooms on valley
street. .1
Plans . for the medal contest which
is to Se held next Friday evening at
7:30 were perfected.
The program . after the routine" bus
iness consisted of the reading of sev
eral interesting papers-by members of
the Society. ...
Miss Mary Martin read "an original
article whose title was "Is the Saloon
an asset - or liability?" Miss Martin
showed no -little skill in stating her
facts and proved by many statistics
that . in Willimantie, the saloon was
certainly a liability.
Mrs. HolUs Lyman then read a short
article - on Temperance, quoting Mr.
Palmer, the .- anti-saloon man who
spoke at the Chamber of Commerce
rooms several times. Mrs. J. M. Gager
then read an article-from the -union
The - delegates: to the .: convention
which is to be . held in Middletown.
Oetober 17,, 1-8 and 18, .Were' elected
1 follows: ! . ..
Mrs. Fred' Rosebrooks. ' Mrs. Robert
Moore and Miss Mary " Martin.
These delegates will have full power
to Choose their alternates.
Mention was made of the action of
the governor In respect to the request
from President Wilson that saloons be
closed to the men on trains going to
the military, camps of the drafted men
last Thursday.. Many. of the men who
came through this city were under :
Influence of liquor and it was
Aiminale "Baucheria was fined $20
and costs by Deputy Judge Taft Fri
day morninsr for creating a disturbance
on the eight o'clock trolley car near
Wes tStafford on the evening of Sept.
2nd. Conductor Gardner and Motor-
man ' Olson, James Tobin and Mrs.
Daniel O. Rogers testified that
Baucherir. used foul. indecent and
abusive language which . annoued the
passengers and the motorman said he
threatened to kill him if he wouM get
oft the car. The accused aid that
he was provoked because the car went
Dy the station west or cooper urne
without stopping. -The fine. ,md costs
amounted to $38 which was paid.
. Fined For Garden Thefts.
Care Thiesing. Chester Ostrow
sky, Fred Bousquet and Alex Ostrow
sky were fined $1 and costs each after
entering a plea of guilty before Act
ing Judge Reed Thursday afternoon.
There offense was entering the gar
den of - Herman Schmidt and removing
vegetables and other garden produce.
There has been a good deal of garden
thieving 1 this section" recent! and
Omeer Hayes has been straining every
nerve to round up the offenders. It
is thought that, this prosecution will
have a deterrent effect upon others.
William E Hanlev is at the Johnson
hospital suffering from the effects of
a shock sustained Thursday afternoon.
Mass Ruth Larned- has returned to
Smith college after spending the sum
mer at her home on Stafford' street.
Gets Money Back. " -
The Stafford branch of the Rock-'
ville Red Cross has received $1,000
from the national headquarters, this
amount being 25 per cent rebate in
connection with the $4000 raised in
Stafford toward the National Red Cross
To Held Smoker.
The Knierhts of Washington will
have a smoker and light refreshments
in the basement of the church Wed
nesday evening. The speaker will be
G. T. Williams, who has Just returned
alter spenamg several years in JBiurope.
He will tell of bis experience in Europ
ean countries during the war. F. S.
Gorbam is chairman. e.
Home Guard Battalion to Have Barbe
cue at Stoneridge Sunday 'Rush at
Shipyard Burial of William L. Jor
dan. -
The companies of Connecticut Home
Guards, located in Stonington, Mys
tic and Pawcatuck, and forming the
battalion commanded by Major Charles
P. Williams, have accepted invitations
of the m a.1 or to assemble at his estate
Stoneridge, Sunday, for battalion drill
and parade. Jn addition to the drill
and ceremony, there will be a. barbecue.
It is' expected that every member of
the battalion will report yiere fully
armeo ana euippea.
Busy at Shipyard.
There is fully as much activity at
the old steamboat property in the
borough as in the days when it was the
terminal for the Stonington line of
steamers, between this port and Ntw
York. The new shipbuilding plant is
worked to the limit and already the
old time forrest of smoke stacks is re
placed by a forest of masts, such as
prevailed In those good old whaling
days. .
Burial of William L. Jordan.
The body of William L. Jordan, who
died at his home in Groton, Tuesday,
was buried Thursday afternoon in the
Stonington cemetery. Mr. JortYn .was
for many years employed on the Ston
ington line -at earners and married Miss
f reeman or stonington. He is surviv
ed . by his widow, two daughters and
two sons. .
Miss Constance Atwood is viaHing
her mother in New York city.
Herman C Simons, one of the draft
ed men. has been granted a furlough
of ten days.
Tin o Psi r-i i.
.We have now added more than double of our original space. Getting bigger inside of
one year is. enough to show the public that we are dealing straight."
BuarjECC ic boommq mere
Our Fall business has started with a rush. Low prices and reliable merchandise is the
keynote of our success, and thrifty shoppers have found out that The Pasnik Co: can
fulfill their requirements. If you want to be good to your pocketbook take advantage
Ladies' Velveteen Shapes 69c, worth
Ladies' Velvet Shapes, in all colors, 97c,
worth $2.00 ; . ;
Ladies' Ready-to-wear Hats, the very lat
est models, $1.97, worth $5.00
Children's School Hats, in all colors, 47c,
worth 79c - -
Ladies' New Model Fall Coats $7.97,
$12.97, $15.97 and $19.97
Children's Corduroy Coats, white and col
ors, $1.97, worth $4.00
500 samples of Children's Cloth Coats,
plain and mixtures, $2.97, $3.97 and
All Wool Serge Top Skirts $2.47,
worth $4.50 -
Ladies' Silk Skirts $3.97, worth $6.00
Ladies' All Wool Serge Dresses, new mod
els, $5.97,. worth $10.00
Ladies' Silk Dresses, the better grade,
$9.97, worth $17.50 -
Ladies' Silk Dresses in all the new mod
els $9.97, worth $17.50
Ladies' wonderful House Dresses at 97c,
worth $1.50
Look at the Waists we sell at 97c others
charge $1.49 and $1.98
Ladies' Silk Waists $1.59, worth $3.00
Ladies' Heavy Crepe de Chine Waists
$2.97, worth $5.00
Ladies' Heavy Georgette Crepe Waists
$3.97, worth $6.00
Ladies' Cotton Waists (colored) with silk
stripes 69c, worth $1.50
Figured 'Crepe Short Kimonos 47c, worth
$1.00. . .
Ladies' Short Kimdnos with sailor collars
and belts 19c, worth 5oc.
Best Gingham Bungalow Aprons 47c,
worth 79c " .
Bungalow All-over Aprons with elastic
Belts 59c, worth $1.00
Babies' All Wool Sweaters, high neck,
59c, worth $1.00 .
Children's All Wool Sweaters, all colors,
$1.24, worth $2.00
Misses' All Wool Sweaters, all colors,
$2.47, worth $4.00
Ladies' Sweaters from $1.97 to $7.97;
Babies' White Dresses at 47c, worth $1.00
Infants' Cashmere Hose 14c, worth 29c
Children's Colored Dresses from 29c up
to $1.69
Ladies' White Embroidered Petticoats
with dust ruffles 69c, worth $1.00
Ladies' Fine Embroidered Petticoats 97c,
worth $1.50
Ladies' Brassieres, flesh and white, 24c,
worth 39c
Ladies' Night Gowns 59c, worth 79c
Ladies High Neck and Long Sleeve
Gowns 97c, worth $1.50
Ladies' Rubber Top Corsets 97c, worth
Ladies' Silk Hose in. black and white 29c,
worth 50c
Ladies' Burson Hose, black and white,
double garter tops, double heel and tees
(gauze lisle), lbc, worth 39c
Ella Eennett of Hanover; Mrs. V. W.
Perkins, of Versailles. .
Mrs. E. Cote and Mrs. "John wood
the work "committee of the local Red
Cross took advantage of the gathering
of the . women of Sprague - and dis
tributed material. The local Red
Cross will probably be Very busy as
a result of this meeting.
This Section Proud of . Furnishing Two
3len of Thursday's Draft Quota
Trip to Washington Street Repairs bert has been down to the fort or i
the house.
- News comes that the boys down at
fFort Wright are happy. .They -lre-having
. their hair -cut and wtl - soon
look civilized again, as George JLam--
Women's Societies of Town Organise
Branch of National League of De
fense League.
Representatives from the different
women's societies of the town , of
Sprague. Including Baltic. Hanover.
and Versailles, met in the town hall
Friday e-3ning for the purpose of
organizing and electing a chairman
and sub-committees for the Woman's
national Defence. Mrs. James Burr
was elected chairman and the follow
ing " sub-committee was elected:
Miss A. Lu Brennan, of Baltic; Miss
Party Frojrt Riverside Club .
Woodstock Fair Boy,
Team, Injured.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Dupius and Do
na and Edgar Dupius motored to' Put
nam Thursday and attended the send-
on! given the drafted men in that sec
tion. . - E. V. Dupius drove the party.
Attended Fair.
Many of the members of the River
side club attended Brooklyn fair on
Thursday in a party. Many other
townspeople attend the falr.-
M'les Orra Denison is vlsltlne rrienas
at Portchestfer, N. X., this week.
Tho Moosup troop of Boy Scouts will
hold a meeting at the M. E. parsona
age this (Saturday) afternoon.
The Circuit Epworth League will
meet at Danielson a week from today
Boy Injured. . .
One o.f Sprague's teams driven by
Dona Codere, ran over Joseph Bar
nier's right arm and leg when he at
tempted to hop the team which was
going at a good clip. He was not se
riously injured.
Thursday afternoon Henry Plante
and Clarence p. Brigga. of the East
Side, left with the forty-eight men fjr
Ayer, Maes. Both were well known to
many Norwich people. Mr. Plante
has been a fireman for a few years
and was friends to all with whom he
came in contact. He has a brother in
service at present. Arthur Poole was
one of the alternates chosen to go if
for any reason one of the others could
not have gone. '
Mrs. C. XT Sweetser of Pox Hill at
tended North Stonington fair.
Hpme From the South.
Mr. and Mr.. Arthur G. Portmore
have returned, after a pleasant trip to
Washington, D. C, and through the
South. They , visited many points of
interest, among them the home and
tomb of George Washington. At
prese'nt thtfowers recently placed
there by members of the Japanese mis
sion are still fresh. They also spent
some time in New York.
ames Young, Jr., who is in federal
service is home on furlough. He
cently passed .through a very severe
Local friends of Doctor George A.
Comeau are grieved to hear of his
severe illness.
John Williamson of the . East Side
is remodelling his cottage on East
Main street, making a decided im
provement. Men are busy painting
number of days.
Samuel Carden is
Roadways Repaired.
The city of Norwich has repaired -the
roads in this section. Loads ol
fine gravel have been spread on th
roads from the bank on the property
owned by Henry E. Davis. - -
Mrs. B. E. Mclntyre has recentlj
had cement stairs and walks laid in
front of her house and expects tc
have the walk finished eoon.
. Word has been received by William
Brend of Carter avenue regarding
camp life In Texas. The lands hap
pen to be just the opposite of the
Nutmeg state and the air is dry, with
warm days, growing very cold a(
New Pastor Welcomed.
People of the East Side where the
Baptist chapel is located, welcomed
Rev. Arthur F. Purkiss of New York
as their new minister.
Mies Helen Berryman of Penobscot
street is attending the . New London
Vocational school.
Robert Woodmansee and Edwin
Willamson of Penobscot street are.
taking courses in shorthand and book
keeping in the Norwich Commercial
school. .; -
Mr. Carter of Stonington Road was
in New York recently' on business."
A number of East Side people no
ticed at the 'Buckingham Memorial
building that the caretaker is proud
of a bean which has grown nine feet,
Beige poplin gives this smart blouse
cut with a vestee front and all seams
piped with bias folds. The brown sat
in turban arrives on an airship of
a toow of brown grosgraln.
Children Cry
There is a FEDERAL TRUCK for
commercial use.
If Wz 2, 3V2 and 5 Ton Capacity
Also light and heavy duty Tractors.
The Imperial Garage, Agts.

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